Native American Students Enrollment

The following data are taken from Montana State University's annual fall 15th class day snapshot files.

Enrollment 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
New Freshmen 41 50 55 54 65 95 119 94 98 126 130 167
Total Undergrad incl. freshmen) 248 276 254 282 300 432 469 517 464 476 502 568
Total Graduate 20 22 51 80 76 68 76 63 94 111 76 82
     Total Native American Enrollment 268 298 305 362 376 500 545 580 558 587 578 650
Total MSU Enrollment 12,250 12,338 12,170 12,369 12,764 13,559 14,153 14,660 15,294 15,421 15,688 16,440
     % Native American/Total Enrollment 2.19% 2.42% 2.51% 2.93% 2.95 3.69% 3.85% 3.96% 3.65% 3.81% 3.68% 4%

MSU Undergraduate American Indian/Alaska Native Enrollment by College, Fall 2016

Enrollment by College American Indian/Alaska Native All UG Students % of All UG Students who are American Indian % of UG American Indians in College
College of Agriculture 52 1038 .4% 5%
College of Arts & Architecture 47 1072 .3% 4.4%
College of Business 49 1436 .3% 3.4%
College of Education, Health and Human Development 57 1475 .4% 3.9%
College of Engineering 118 3673 .8% 3.2%
College of Letters & Science 133 3318 .9% 4.0%
College of Nursing 61 1005 .4% 6.1%
Gallatin College Programs 12 514 .1% 2.3%
University College 39 869 .3% 4.5%
MSU total 568 14,440 3.9% 3.9%

 

Incoming Native American Transfers
(included in above totals)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Freshman 23 17 5 14 10 15 10 10 9 8 6 13
Sophomore 8 7 8 2 7 11 11 5 9 8 8 11
Junior 9 13 10 10 16 13 15 16 17 11 15 20
Senior 3 10 4 23 6 8 12 7 3 5 8 5
Postbaccalaureate 1 0 1 4 2 7 5 3 0 1 4 4
     Total Incoming Transfers 44 47 28 53 41 54 53 41 38 33 41 53

Note: Students may identify as more than one race or ethnicity. For this report, students who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native are included whether or not they identify with another race or ethnicity as well.


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